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Company: Vivint Smart Home, Inc.
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Our mission is to redefine the home experience through intelligently designed products and services delivered to every home by people who care.

Who Are We:

Vivint is a leading smart home company in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation, and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than 1.7 million customers.

Vivint was named to the Forbes list of "America's Best Employers for Diversity" in 2020 and 2019, and to the Forbes list of "America's Best Employers" in 2018. The company has a strong commitment to philanthropy and received a 2020 Gold Halo Award from Engage for Good for group volunteerism. Vivint is the largest tech employer in Utah and has received multiple awards for innovation, including being named among Fast Company's "World's 50 Most Innovative Companies."

Job Description

The Buyer initiates purchase orders, manages vendor relationships, is responsible for continuity of supply, and identifies/problem solves commodity issues to ensure no risks to supply.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage the buying of certain electronic finished goods to support distribution to field technicians without interruption.
  • Analyze spend data and identify cost savings opportunities. Partner with Sourcing counterparts and negotiate new savings/sources of supply.
  • Support and lead continuous improvement projects
  • Resolve supply constraints and ensure suppliers' capability/capacity to meet our needs. Help lead supplier scorecard evaluation and coach suppliers as needed.
  • Partner with Demand Planning team to ensure suppliers are driving production and component deliveries to meet Buy Plan.
  • Maintain strong working relationships and communications with internal customers & external suppliers to confirm production/shipping schedules and monitor open purchase orders to ensure on-time deliveries.

Key Deliverables

  • Procure goods and materials consistent with material and delivery requirements.
  • Supplier negotiations related to continuity of supply
  • Manage master data, purchase order execution, expediting, and other tasks in the day-to day management of obtaining finished goods
  • Support in supplier quality issues
  • Suggests potential suppliers to provide goods and services to the company, including trends in commodities.
  • Initiates and completes purchasing savings projects including inventory and cost reduction projects.
  • Arranges for the return, credit, or replacement of non-conforming materials.
  • Promptly resolve issues causing delay in payment to suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier relationships that encourage participation and contributions (processes, ideas, and improvements) and initiate actions required to maintain their performance at a high level.
  • Primary liaison between supplier and Vivint when quality and supply issues arise.
  • Participate with Category Management to measure supplier performance.
  • Strong communication, negotiating, and presentation skills.
  • In depth knowledge of Supply Chain processes and best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education: BS degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related field

Experience: 5 years of purchasing or material management experience preferred, SAP experience desirable

Why Vivint:

  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time away
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Employee pricing on smart home products
  • Casual dress code
  • Onsite health clinic
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage

What We Stand For:

Honesty and Integrity Come First

Do the right thing

Customer Obsession is Our Advantage

A relentless passion to serve the customer

Innovation is Essential

Today's innovation is tomorrow's lifeblood

We Win Together

Individuals win games: teams win championships

Exceptional is Expected

Talk is cheap: create value, not just motion

We Give Back

Helping people is core to our DNA

Find out more about what it's like to work here:





This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Vivint enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe working environment. Each new employee is responsible for completing all training requirements. Additionally, the employee must accept they have responsibility for maintaining the safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the public. Employee must adhere to all written and verbal instructions, promptly report and correct all hazards or unsafe conditions, question non-standard operations or unmitigated hazards, and provide feedback to management on all safety issues.

If you are an active Vivint employee, please apply through Workday by searching "Find Jobs".

Keywords: Vivint Smart Home, Inc., Lehi , Buyer, Other , Lehi, Utah

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